Lead Wastewater Operator
Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
- The Operator performs and oversees a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a Waste water Treatment Plant and Collections System including compliance reporting, maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and assigning/performing day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.
- Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of waste water, sludge, and effluent.
- Executes and coordinates all Compliance Monitoring and Reporting.
- Monitors, records and operates the Waste water Treatment Plant, Recharge and Lift Station SCADA System.
- Executes and coordinates all contractually required Collections Cleaning, Sewer Main Camera Work and Storm Drain Cleaning.
- Operates and maintains 10 Waste water Lift Stations with the assistance of the Collections and Maintenance Departments.
- Creates and submits all required client requested reports.
- Schedules the Waste water staff when required by the Operations Supervisor.
- Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
- Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings
- Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
- Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
- Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
- Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses
- Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
- Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel
- Performs on call duties for the Waste water Treatment Department and other departments upon request
- Performs other duties as required
- High school diploma or GED
- ADEQ/ABC Wastewater Treatment level 4 Certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months
- ADEQ/ABC Collections level 4 Certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months
- Minimum of four years’ experience in Collections/Wastewater Treatment or related field.
- Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of Wastewater Treatment Plant operations; operating principles of Sewer Cleaning Equipment (Vactor/Vaccon) and Camera Equipment, general maintenance and operation of Lift Stations; effects and techniques of spill response; safe work practices
- Experience in Compliance Monitoring and Reporting
- Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems
- Possess a valid Class B CDL (or greater) with a tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months
- Experience in utilizing CMMS Programs (Maintenance Connect) for preventive and corrective maintenance.
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